Dallas Drake Announces Retirement

By: AP
By: AP

DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit Red Wings forward Dallas Drake has announced his retirement after 16 years in the NHL. It comes a month after he hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time.
Drake played four years at Northern Michigan University before he was taken in the sixth-round of the 1989 entry draft. He began his career in Detroit in 1992.
The Red Wings traded Drake to Winnipeg in 1994. He also played in Phoenix and St. Louis before the Red Wings signed him to a one-year contract a year ago this month.
Drake has 177 goals, 300 assists and 885 penalty minutes in 1,009 regular-season games. He has 14 goals, 19 assists and 79 penalty minutes in 90 playoff games.


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